Top NBA players hesitant to promote coronavirus vaccine

Top NBA players hesitant to promote coronavirus vaccine

With the coronavirus vaccine rolling out across the USA the NBA had hoped to put together a string of public service announcements encouraging people to sign up and get the shot. Particularly people of color. NBA legends Bill Russell and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar have gotten the coronavirus vaccine and done PSAs, as have a couple of coaches. However, the league’s top active players have […]

Ivy League allows senior athletes to play as grad students

Ivy League allows senior athletes to play as grad students

The Ivy League will allow current senior athletes to play sports as full-time grad students at their current university next year in a break with longstanding policies. The change is a result of COVID-19, which canceled a full year of sports. Athletes must stay at the schools they are currently at to receive this exemption […]

Bluefield College players suspended for kneeling during the national anthem

Bluefield College players suspended for kneeling during the national anthem

Bluefield College forfeited a men’s basketball game on Thursday after the NAIA school suspended multiple players for kneeling during the national anthems before games over the past two months. School president David Olive revealed that he had told the team’s players to stop kneeling before games. When the players refused, Olive made the decision to […]

NBA G League finally started

NBA G League finally started

After months of speculation and a legitimate amount of industry-wide intrigue, the NBA G League season tipped off Wednesday. Eighteen teams, including 17 NBA G League teams and NBA G League Ignite, will each play 15 games from Feb. 10 – March 6 at Disney. The top eight teams from the 135-game schedule will advance […]

NBA requires all teams to play the national anthem

NBA requires all teams to play the national anthem

A day after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban confirmed that he had decided to stop playing the national anthem before home games, the NBA has forced him to reverse course. The NBA released a statement saying that the national anthem will be played before every game. “With NBA teams now in the process of welcoming fans back […]

Dallas Mavericks stop playing the national anthem

Dallas Mavericks stop playing the national anthem

The Dallas Mavericks have stopped playing the national anthem before home games and do not plan to play it moving forward, Mark Cuban confirmed yesterday. The Dallas Mavericks have not done so for any of their 13 preseason and regular-season home games to this point, and Mavericks governor Mark Cuban confirmed yesterday that they will not play the song […]

Luka Doncic and Stephen Curry combine for 99 points in superstar duel

Luka Doncic and Stephen Curry combine for 99 points in superstar duel

Luka Doncic tied his career-high with 42 points in a scoring duel with Stephen Curry, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 134-132 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night. The prime-time matchup on national TV lived up to the billing, with Curry hitting a season-high 11 3-pointers on the way to 57 points. […]